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Brownsville city, Texas; Harlingen city, Texas; Mission city, Texas; Pharr city, Texas; McAllen city, Texas; Edinburg city, Texas

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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Brownsville city, Texas
Harlingen city, Texas
Mission city, Texas
Pharr city, Texas
McAllen city, Texas
Edinburg city, Texas
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
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People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
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Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
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Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
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Population, Census, April 1, 2020 186,738 71,829 85,778 79,715 142,210 100,243
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 175,023 64,849 77,058 70,400 129,877 77,100
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
8.1%
8.0%
8.1%
9.5%
7.8%
8.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
29.6%
31.6%
31.3%
33.5%
29.2%
28.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.4%
15.0%
12.9%
12.2%
12.7%
8.7%
Female persons, percent
52.0%
51.5%
50.8%
52.8%
50.5%
48.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
85.2%
86.3%
74.4%
83.1%
65.0%
73.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.3%
0.3%
0.2%
1.1%
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
0.0%
0.3%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.9%
1.3%
0.5%
2.8%
1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
10.4%
5.7%
13.2%
5.9%
11.5%
14.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
94.1%
82.3%
90.4%
94.5%
85.5%
87.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
4.8%
15.1%
8.0%
5.0%
9.5%
7.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 3,438 2,936 1,759 1,175 3,385 3,537
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 28.0% 14.5% 29.1% 30.7% 26.5% 19.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X X X X X X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 60.4% 56.7% 70.0% 59.1% 59.5% 56.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $92,400 $92,000 $125,600 $81,600 $131,500 $132,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,151 $1,115 $1,440 $1,119 $1,337 $1,410
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $409 $387 $416 $408 $477 $437
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $754 $748 $847 $774 $829 $810
Building permits, 2021 X X X X X X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 53,506 21,752 25,172 22,668 45,429 29,899
Persons per household, 2016-2020 3.38 2.92 3.32 3.47 3.12 3.07
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.1% 91.1% 89.2% 93.7% 88.2% 85.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 85.5% 48.8% 81.8% 84.3% 74.7% 75.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 83.9% 86.0% 91.6% 86.7% 91.2% 88.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 59.0% 72.8% 82.8% 59.7% 85.8% 77.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 66.3% 76.0% 74.1% 67.5% 76.1% 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 19.7% 18.5% 27.0% 16.8% 31.3% 27.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.2% 11.3% 8.1% 7.0% 8.4% 8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
34.2%
25.0%
33.9%
34.7%
29.5%
26.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 56.7% 58.9% 57.8% 58.5% 61.6% 62.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 51.8% 55.0% 49.3% 50.7% 54.3% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 244,262 203,805 119,199 102,393 434,184 102,342
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 832,221 924,254 404,091 158,725 1,464,644 450,228
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,215,206 D 65,349 95,008 729,075 214,974
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,169,555 1,183,732 1,110,824 622,560 3,716,780 1,371,835
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,047 $18,023 $13,807 $8,512 $27,589 $16,930
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.1 17.1 21.3 20.7 20.1 19.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $40,924 $43,003 $49,358 $40,513 $49,259 $51,220
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $17,108 $20,213 $22,609 $16,042 $23,104 $21,826
Persons in poverty, percent
27.5%
26.1%
19.5%
28.3%
22.0%
22.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X X X X X X
Total employment, 2020 X X X X X X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X X X X X X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X X X X X X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X X X X X X
All firms, 2012 17,628 6,285 9,917 7,489 17,964 10,124
Men-owned firms, 2012 9,033 3,376 4,515 3,504 8,943 4,823
Women-owned firms, 2012 7,317 2,378 4,205 3,528 6,842 4,463
Minority-owned firms, 2012 15,300 4,251 8,405 6,638 14,183 8,860
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,783 1,648 1,221 689 2,798 1,034
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,240 577 618 308 1,201 627
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 15,864 5,361 8,989 6,992 15,749 9,195
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,322.6 1,629.1 2,266.9 3,006.3 2,686.5 2,048.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 132.33 39.81 33.99 23.42 48.34 37.63
FIPS Code 4810768 4832372 4848768 4857200 4845384 4822660
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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